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Stalker thriller movie from 80s

Hi I'm trying to trace a film from the 1980s. A woman is being stalked by someone. Phone calls etc. I'm almost sure he's a murderer and is taking out her close friends and family one by one. During ...
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Is Chuck Shurley in Season 5 God?

At the end of Season 5 of Supernatural Chuck the prophet disappears. Is he God? If yes, why didn't Dean's locket glow? If not, what happened to him? Did he die? I ask because eventually Kevin became ...
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What was going on with Tom Hagen?

In The Godfather, Part II there's some conflict between Michael and Tom: TOM: That plane goes to Miami. MICHAEL: That's where I want it met. TOM: Mike that's impossible -- they'll turn ...
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Why is Jackie against Claire's bill?

What are or what could be reasons that Jackie as the new majority whip is against Claire's sexual abuse bill? edit: First time, it is directly revealedto to the viewer that Jackie is against it is in ...
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1answer
291 views

What was the function of the Cop Uniforms?

In True Detective Episode 4, an undercover Cohle is made to prove his criminality by assisting Ginger and the Iron Crusaders lift a crack den, resulting in THAT sequence... But why do the Iron ...
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1answer
3k views

Season 2: What is so important about the bridge?

I'm just about the second season of house of cards and I'm asking myself: What is so important about that bridge Feng wants to be build? He has already so much money and it seems not to be worth for ...
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1answer
857 views

Is there any relation between the head-butting in LotR and the Hobbit?

Most of us Tolkien fans have seen the movies and may recall that in the first the Hobbit movie Balin and Dwalin head-butt each other when meeting at Bilbo's. Ofcourse, this does not seem too strange a ...
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333 views

Olympic Cartoon Showing Various Games

I remember watching a short cartoon as a kid (I'm pretty sure it was a short in a Casper the Friendly Ghost show) that showcased a bunch of Olympic sports. I think it included rowing, speed skating, ...
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What are the points of overlap between True Detective and Twin Peaks?

I have found a few overlaps between True Detective and Twin Peaks: Plot is motivated by ritualistic murder of teenage girl Two investigators: one a member of the community, the other an interloper ...
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1answer
100 views

What was the recent 3 week delay for? [closed]

I watch shows like Pawn Stars, American Restoration and Count's Customs on History channel. Recently (as in 2-3 weeks ago) they announced the shows would "return in 3 weeks" and have not aired an ...
3
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2answers
247 views

Why didn't the bomb detonate earlier?

During the beginning of the 2014 version of Robocop Alex Murphy is severly injured by a car bomb when he is forced to check his car at home after the car's alarm system activates at night. But this ...
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540 views

Movie with the use of a high powered gun

I am looking for the name of a movie :What I recall from the movie from about the 80’s/90’s. Several shooting scenes from a high powered riffle similar to the movie ‘Shooter’ that is once the trigger ...
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Why did James Moriarty decide to end it this way?

At the end of Sherlock S02E03 it simply doesn't make sense for me that James Moriarty killed himself. I mean, for me there is nothing greater than life, so why would he kill himself? I understand ...
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0answers
64 views

How did they get rid of the money in the bank? [duplicate]

In the film Now You See Me the Four Horsemen rob the bank Crédit Républicain de Paris. Thaddeus Bradley gives an explanation which includes: Was it explained how this got this to happen after the ...
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1answer
377 views

50s/60s German movie about bank robbery

Some time ago I saw a rather old (50s, maybe 60s at most) German (West-German, to be accurate) movie on TV, which I only have rather vague memories about, and which you might help me identify. I don't ...
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1answer
110 views

Inconsistency in medical clearance on Helix?

In Helix S01E05 Dr. Alan Farragut, in the investigation of Dr. Doreen Boyle's death, stated that Dr. Doreen Boyle couldn't have died from an aneurism or heart attack because she had been medically ...
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4answers
710 views

Movie/TV show based around time and clocks involving kids

So I'm remembering that ages ago (probably in the early to mid 90's) I was watching either a TV show or a movie. It involved children/teenagers moving into a different world/alternate reality that was ...
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1answer
346 views

A film that ends with people sitting at a table near a lake and the land they are on separates and floats away with them into mist?

This question goes back a fair while, probably vey late 90's or early 2000's. I'm in Australia and a tv channel SBS screens a lot of strange films late at night. The scene described in the title is ...
4
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2answers
341 views

Why does Peter Bishop still exist?

In the final few episodes of Fringe, we find out that Walter & September's plan was to effectively change the future so that the Observers/Invaders never exist. Olivia gets excited at the ...
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3answers
833 views

Has Daryl ever fired an arrow and not recovered it?

The only time in The Walking Dead that I can think of that we didn't see Daryl recover the arrow he has shot was when there was the hanging walker in the tree. However, I don't think that there was ...
3
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1answer
292 views

90s TV Show, Suave Private-Eye Like Character Possibly Named Connie

This show would have aired in the early 90s, featuring a male suave main character that solved problems (similar to the sub-plots on Burn Notice). I believe the character had a feminine name (maybe ...
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2answers
378 views

Killing computers in movies

In the present age, pretty much everyone knows the working of a simple computer, but still in movies people shoot only the computer monitors to disrupt connections and what not! Obviously for most ...
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1answer
1k views

Why is Before Midnight considered an “Adapted Screenplay?”

Before Midnight has been nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar. As there is no other source material (like a book or play), why is this not an "Original Screenplay?" From The New York Times: ...
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1answer
112 views

Stealing from a moving rotating bank

it is about some people trying to steal something out of a moving rotating bank. The bank rotates about 30-60 minutes (I forget the exact time) to rotate the bank so no one can guess the right path ...
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1answer
601 views

How come the ground under Aragorn's army did not collapse after the ring is destroyed?

In Battle of the Morannon, when the ring is destroyed in Mount doom, the Dark Tower collapses. Then, The Eye of Sauron implodes and creates a shock wave which causes an earthquake that shatters the ...
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3answers
442 views

Movie where little boy disappears from his room after thunder strikes the house

I can't seem to stop recollecting old movies in my memory. I just started to remember a scene I saw probably between 1994 and 1995 (the release date must be no older than the 80s though). There was a ...
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1answer
139 views

Identify this movie about a deaf piano player

I remember watching this sometime back in the 80's. It is about a deaf piano player. I remember one scene where everyone has abandoned him except his female agent. She watches him play the piano ...
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1answer
236 views

Group of people hangs out in some underground place (entrance: cap in the ground)

I watched this movie a loooong time ago, so excuse me if I'm not very exact. It was about 4-6 people being in this underground thing. The entrance to this underground house, living place, whatever ...
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1answer
535 views

What is the basis of the information in Dora Lange's diary?

In season 1, episode 2 of True Detective, Detective Rustin Cohle reads Dora Lange's diary, and the phrases, "The Yellow King" and "Carcosa" stand out. What do these phrases mean? Do they have ...
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2answers
379 views

Serial Killer following basis for television shows

There are a few shows out where the antagonist is a serial killer type that has a network of followers: The Mentalist and The Following most prominently, and Elementary partially. Is there a ...
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2answers
180 views

How did Dick endanger Holly's children?

In Die Hard 2 Holly and Dick have a heated exchange in the plane and she says something like "Listen, buster. You endangered my children and you didn't do it for anything as noble as the people ..." ...
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1answer
537 views

How precisely do we know the research topics of the scientists in TBBT?

I believe the general research areas/specialties of each of the main scientists in The Big Bang Theory are well known to viewers, as follows: Sheldon: theoretical physics Leonard: experimental ...
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1answer
6k views

Movie about teens with magical powers

It's been at least 5 years since I started looking for this movie. I've actually never watched it, but I saw its trailer in the theaters at least twice. I remember clearly that the movie was about ...
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3answers
2k views

Why are there so many different writers to TV series?

Whenever I search for episodes of various TV series, I am wondering why there are different writers and/or directors. See the list of Almost Human Episodes for an example. It doesn't make sense to me ...
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3answers
335 views

In the pilot episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the “timeless aliens” were a paradox, right?

In the pilot episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, I remember there were aliens who had no sense of time. (It was a long time ago; forgive me if I get some details wrong!) I remember the commander ...
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1answer
127 views

Movie with Heracles/Hercules character

I do not remember too much about the plot of the movie just remember one scene. I watched this some time in late 80s. Hercules and his friend are captured. They are made to find blind folded with ...
2
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1answer
182 views

Old black & white. Title is the main character's nickname

I think the movie is black and white. Was made in the 40's or up to the 60's maybe. The main character is a man, and he goes by a shortened version of his actual last name. Like Pennywise, or ...
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How could the murder weapon in The Sign of Three possibly work?

In the Sign of Three, we learn of a murder and an attempted murder in which the assailant had hidden an extremely sharp blade on the inside of a belt. The blade is so sharp that the victim doesn't ...
3
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2answers
233 views

Who/What was Ra?

In Stargate (1994), Ra said he chose the human body because it was so easy to repair. I don't quite understand what this meant. They discovered that Ra's [alien] race was supposedly dying off. ...
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8answers
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Have there been other cinematic crossovers like the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

I know this has been covered very similarly in this question, but as opposed to just cross-overs, have there been other attempts at creating a cinematic universe? Freddy vs Jason, Aliens vs Predator, ...
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1answer
279 views

Children that never saw the sun

This is a movie from 80s I think. There was some kind of disaster and the atmosphere was covered with some kind of dust and all plants died. So there's a classroom of children that never saw the ...
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3answers
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Television crossover episodes between networks?

It can be somewhat common among spinoff series or when cross promotion is desired, for characters from one series to appear in episodes of another series. This has most recently been seen in some of ...
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8answers
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What is the longest, single take, tracking shot in cinema/TV?

In episode four of True Detective, there was a 6-minute long, single take, tracking shot sequence. What is the longest, scripted, single take (no cuts) sequence in movies / television? I am not ...
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2answers
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Is the Marcus Aurelius quote in Black Sails a rewrite?

This is perhaps not the best place for this Q, but I'm not able to find any site more suitable. (Have looked at English Language and Usage, Writers and the like, but doesn't seem to fit.) Towards the ...
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2answers
874 views

murder mystery television show in the 80s / 90s

There was a murder mystery television show back in the 80s and/or 90s that I am trying to remember the name of. Things I remember: The detective/P.I. was an older gentleman I seem to recall he ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

What was the significance of fort Wilderness in the Patriot?

In The Patriot, what all happened at Fort Wilderness? I know there was a battle, but who was fighting and what was the end result? Was Colonel Tavington involved in this battle? Also, is Colonel ...
5
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1answer
1k views

Why didn't Kellog die in S1E5?

In Continuum Season 1, Episode 5, But Kellog didn't die. Kiera had some speculations about why that happend, but they all seem kinda odd. Is there an explonation consistent with the serie's logic? ...
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2answers
1k views

Reality show in secluded house in the woods, contestants are kidnapped, at the end it was all a prank

Trying to recall of a movie I saw around 2005-2007 (movie date might be around this time as well), one of those "group of young people go to a house in the woods, away from the city". But this one ...
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1answer
174 views

Girl with disabled father

I saw a movie when I was younger (I'm 35 now). I believe it was a TV movie in the 80's about a girl & her father. The father is either a paraplegic or a quadriplegic & the only part that I ...
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0answers
112 views

Doesn't Sherlock's comment to Watson during their good bye scene suggest that there is/was a third Holmes sibling and that the sibling is a woman? [duplicate]

Thanks to Oliver for the correct wording. I played back the stream more than once but didn't get it right. As for failing to follow the rules about comments, while I understand the need for courtesy ...

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